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analysis particularly important technology. people confuse this group of stocks constantly. tech is actually a whole group of sectors, semiconductor -- semiconductors, hardware makers, cell phone, tech, telecommunications tech, infrastructure stocks, assemblers, each has a separate growth rate. here i look to look at the earnings per growth rate shares of companies i follow versus individual slices of the sectors. the sector growth rate doesn't work even though people keep trying to use it. cloud stocks are highly valued meaning the price to earnings to growth rates are extreme. that means there's no room for error or hair as we call it, meaning something is wrong, some chink that could upset the growth rate. in 2007 my favorite sales.com reported a magnificent quarter but the growth was lighter than expected. it got pancaked, why? it underperformed its shoergz of the technology sector even as the growth rate would have been outstanding for a personal computer-related stock, disk drive, semiconductor, or cell phone companies. these days knowing what the sector is isn't enough. yo
own the best and i am short the rest. sector analysis is particularly important in technology. because people confuse this gigantic group of stocks, which comprises more than 15% of the s&p 500, constantly. tech is actually the agglomeration of a whole group of sectors, semiconductors, disc drives, software, cloud, internet, personal computers, large scale enterprise hardware makers, tech, tech communications, infrastructure stock, assemblers. each has a separate growth rate. and here i like to look at the earnings per share growth rates of the companies i follow versus the individual slices of the sectors. because the sector growth rate doesn't work even though people keep trying to use it. cloud stocks, for example-r highly valued. meaning the price teernings and growth rates are extreme. that means there's no room for error, or hair as we call it, meaning something is wrong, some chink that could upset the growth rate. in 2011 one of my favorite cloud plays, salesforce.com, report aid magnificent quarter but its guidance for its billings was later than i was hoping. the stock immedi
basket like in 2001 and 2002 when so many people left the building because of technology stocks. i go over this again because i can never say it too many times. means that no one sector, one segment of the economy should ever account for more than 20% of your portfolio. if you own five stocks, only one of them can be a tech stock, one a health care stock, one a financial, only one can be an energy company and one an industrial and only one a food and beverage-maker. what if you're not sure? always err on the side of caution. if two stocks trade together, underlying companies succeed or fail based on the same factors, you're not diversified, oil driller and oil producer, people think they are different, both part of the same sector, software and hardware, look, both techs whether we like it or not, not doing this to be arbitrary or capricious or make it more difficult to pick stocks. when you get too concentrated in one area the moment something bad happens to one of the two big stocks in that area you want to throw yourself off the bridge because the loss will be enormous. imagine if
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